|born on||27 January 1824 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )|
|Place||Groningen, Netherlands, 53n13, 6e34|
|Timezone||LMT m6e34 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||06°13' 22°44 Asc. 05°51'|
Dutch painter and etcher, often called the “Dutch Millet” (a reference to Jean-Franƈois Millet). Israëls was the leader of the Hague school of peasant genre painting, which flourished in the Netherlands between 1860 and 1900.
Besides oils, Israëls worked in watercolours and was an etcher of the first rank. His later works in all media express a tragic sense of life and are generally treated in broad masses of light and shade. His painting style was influenced by Rembrandt’s later works, and, like Rembrandt, Israëls often painted the poor Jews of the Dutch ghettos (e.g., A Son of the Chosen People, 1889). His son Isaac (1865–1934), also a painter, adopted an Impressionist technique and subject matter and had some influence on his father’s later work.
He died 12 August 1911.
- parent->child relationship with Israels, Isaac (born 3 February 1865). Notes: both painters
Gauquelin vol 4
- Vocation : Art : Fine art artist